Kazakhstani Electrolytic factory is the only manufacturer of aluminum in Kazakhstan located in Pavlodar.
The cost of the industrial enterprise is 900 mln US dollars. It produces primary aluminum in the form of aluminum ingots 20 kg each.
In 1854 Henri Sainte-Claire Deville, invented the first method of industrial production of aluminum, based on the isolation of aluminum metallic sodium from sodium chloride and double-aluminum. In 1855, was received by the first bar of metal weighing 6-8 kg.
The first commercial method of aluminum production was developed by Charles Hall in 1886. The method demanded huge power costs and could be applied in the 20th century only.